Actors Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor, who acted together in Haider, are returning to the big screen with each other in their next film, Batti Gul Meter Chalu.

The film is being directed by Toilet: Ek Prem Katha‘s director Shree Narayan Singh and will feature Shahid and Shraddha in the lead roles.

Earlier, it was revealed that Shahid has been cast as the lead actor in the film, when he shared an image on his Instagram making the announcement official.

As per reports, the recent progress to the film is that Shraddha has stepped in to essay Shahid’s love interest in the movie.

Confirming her entry in the film, producer Prernaa Arora told a tabloid: “Shraddha was keen to come on-board because it is a career-defining role. The film is a love story at its core set in a small town. It is also socially relevant as it highlights the issues of electricity shortage that the common man faces.”

Batti Gul Meter Chalu is an upcoming film that will put a light on the topic of shortage of electricity in various places of India. The shooting for the film is scheduled to commence in February and will wrap up by May 2018.

With that being said, the latest buzz from B-town has surely got everyone excited about the upcoming film, as the lead pair had a fantastic chemistry in Haider.